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1st Central European Graduate Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 am – Sunday, March 26, 2017, 7:00 pm

This workshop brings together graduate students based in the Central European region, and working on innovative and ground-breaking doctoral projects in Ancient Philosophy. 

Papers include:
“Seneca on Why a Specific Kind of Dialectic Can’t Change Beliefs” Johanna Schmitt (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

“The Byzantine Commentaries on the Topoi of Aristotle’s Rhetoric” Melina Vogiatzi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)

“The Relationship of Becoming to the Third Kind (Timaeus 48-53b)” Ondrej Krása (Charles University, Prague)

“Unity and Multiplicity of Intellect. Why is the Intellect beautiful?” Ota Gál (Charles University, Prague/Université de Fribourg)

“The Problem of the Individuation of Aristotle's Unmoved Movers” Domagoj Polanščak (University of Zagreb) 

Respondents include:
István Bodnár (CEU/ELTE)
Antonio Vargas (Humboldt-Universität) Ágoston Guba (ELTE)
Divna Manolova (University of Silesia, Katowice)
Gina White (CEU) 

All are welcome to attend. 

For further information on the papers, speakers, and schedule, please visit: or

Organised by: István Bodnár (CEU/ELTE), László Bene (ELTE), Máté Veres (University of Hamburg), Robert Roreitner (Humboldt-Universität), and Gina White (CEU). 

Full schedule available here: